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The Bonadio Group Promotes Denise Gueli To Buffalo Office Managing Partner

Contact: Mary Amenta, (716) 880-1428,

BUFFALO, N.Y., February 11, 2020— Nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm The Bonadio Group promoted Denise Gueli to Buffalo Office Managing Partner. Effective January 1, 2020, Gueli replaced Mario Urso who will continue to serve as Chairman and co-founder of the statewide Healthcare Tax Exempt practice.

Gueli has over 30 years of experience working with clients across Western New York. She is a nationally recognized expert in employee benefit plans and is actively involved with Bonadio’s employee benefit plan practice, which is among the top 20 in the U.S.

“Denise has been with us for two decades, bringing a combination of positive energy and accounting expertise that helps her clients reach their business goals,” said Bruce Zicari, CEO, The Bonadio Group. “As Buffalo Office Managing Partner, her impressive qualities will continue to inspire her colleagues, our clients and the Buffalo community. We are so proud of Denise for this well-deserved promotion.”

Active in the Buffalo community, Gueli serves as a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), as well as the Buffalo Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and Leadership Buffalo. She has been honored with Buffalo Business First’s 40 Under 40 award for career achievements and community involvement and was also recognized as a Woman in Leadership by the National Association of Women Business Owners.

Urso has served the Buffalo office as Office Managing Partner for the past three years and will continue to provide client service, leadership and expertise via his other firm roles.

“We can’t thank Mario enough for guiding the Buffalo office to success over the past few years,” said Zicari. “He has laid incredible groundwork for Denise, and we know that our Western New York region is in good hands moving forward.”

About The Bonadio Group
Founded in 1978, The Bonadio Group is a nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm offering accounting, tax, and consulting services to clients of all sizes. The Firm’s professionals deliver practical, proactive, and innovative solutions to help clients reach their financial, compliance, management, and personal goals. The Bonadio Group is the largest independent provider of accounting, tax, and consulting services in upstate New York—with offices in Albany, Batavia, Buffalo, East Aurora, Rochester, Syracuse, and Utica. The Bonadio Group also has offices in New York City, Rutland, Vt., and Dallas. For more information, visit

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